Eight days ago, an accident changed our plans! We planned to spend Christmas in Louisiana with my side of the family. We were due to leave 2 days after the accident occurred. Many things this year did not transpire as we had planned or even had hoped. Two of our children had surgery, unexpectedly. Our … Continue reading Immanuel; It's no accident: The Lord is with us!
WOW! It's December 4th! The end of another year is upon us! And, Christmas time is here again! Which means the Christmas decorations have been rummaged through and placed in noteworthy positions in the home, parties penciled in on the calendar, and Christmas vacations arranged. Yet, I find peace and joy not in the activity … Continue reading Join the Genealogy of Life
Gary Thomas wrote Holy Available to explain Christianity is a present power, and not a mere historical reality, because we offer the parts of our bodies—our eyes, mouths, ears, minds, hands and feet, and hearts as tools for God’s service. His point is, you can make a tremendous difference in this world for Christ. Our … Continue reading Whom do we bring?
When the difficulties of life flood in like a storm do you lose confidence in what course or action to take? When I’m overwhelmed with seemingly one obstacle after another I love reflecting on the story of David. It brings a peaceful perspective that always turns to prayer. Anointed by Samuel to be king, David … Continue reading FINDING WHAT I NEED
Thirty-four years ago, on an early Indiana Labor Day morning, I began having contractions. It was about a week early so I wasn’t sure anything would come of them. Since my husband worked at the hospital (washing dishes) I knew he would be there if I needed him. But there was the matter of a … Continue reading A Laboring Labor Day!
So, I shared this on my Facebook wall and received an ugly response, and yes, the ugly response came from a man! Let me explain why I posted it in the first place. It wasn’t to bash the male population. It wasn’t to secretly convey that my husband needs to change, either. I shared the … Continue reading Dear Men (Did it make you mad?)
I’ve been on a very special weekend with my daughters and all the grands. It was special because it’s the first time to have a getaway, just us girls, and the first time for my older daughter to bring her foster-children, not to mention having four grands at the beach; a priceless experience. But what … Continue reading Proverbs 11